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“beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Gardens
Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HG, Scotland (New Town)
0131 529 7921
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Ranked #13 of 203 attractions in Edinburgh
Type: Gardens, Parks
Activities: Golfing, Ice skating
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Impeccably landscaped park and woodland surrounding Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

lovely gardens bang in the center. Nice to go to avoid the ugly and idiotic tram works. Gardens kept clean and nice place for children to let run free

Visited February 2013
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“A bit of history for our family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This was a MUST see on our trip through England & Scotland. My husbands grandparents first began their relation ship here. They were being set up on a blind date, and grandma said, send him to Princes Street Gardens and I'll take a look at him, if he passes muster, then I'll go out with him. :) Well, several generations later, she must have liked what she saw. Beautiful grounds, if the weather is nice stop in. Its on the way to shopping!!

Visited March 2012
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“Childhood experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Try a Sunday picnic in the grounds under the shadow of the castle and take young children for a ride on the carousel, a memorable place

Visited August 2012
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“A real gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

...even in February with the crocus and snowdrops out. A good place to sit with a picnic and gaze at the castle above, a good short cut from the pavement above with bus stops and crowds.

Visited February 2013
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“beautifull gardens in the summer time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

they are such beautifull gardens in the summer time beautifull flowers it is a bit crowed though as everyne goes there to chill.
there use to be mini golf in the gardens but not to sure if they still have that as that was fun and spend ur afternoon there happly with some friend do check it out its nice.

Visited February 2013
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